Stephen G. "Steve" Charkoudian

Stephen G. "Steve" Charkoudian


Recognized since 2018

Boston, Massachusetts

Practice Areas

Information Technology Law

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Steve Charkoudian is a partner in Goodwin’s Strategic Technology Transactions and Licensing practice, a practice that he co-founded and led for 15 years. Mr. Charkoudian is a member of the firm’s Technology Companies group. He concentrates on technology, data and intellectual property transactions, including technology and data transfers and licensing; collaboration, strategic alliance and joint development agreements; open source issues; and due diligence and other intellectual property issues in joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions and venture capital and private equity transactions. He is a regular contributor to Founders Workbench and frequently speaks to start-ups and early-stage companies about IP issues. Mr. Charkoudian is also former co-chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee and currently serves as chair of the Partnership Committee.


  • 100 Northern Avenue
    Boston, MA 02210


  • American University , J.D., graduated 1992
  • Boston College, B.A., graduated 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, Admitted

Boston, Massachusetts

161 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

106 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Information Technology Law

Special Focus

  • Intellectual Property

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